2020 Instructors & Courses

Subject to change without prior notice.

See class schedule HERE.

KEYNOTE SPEAKER: Officer Alan Horujko – “Case Study: 2016 OSU Attack

Mark Barnes of Tripwire Operations Group – “Ground Conflict Survivability for Law Enforcement”

Ryan Morris of Tripwire Operations Group – “Explosives 101: Intro to Energetic Materials”

David Dorn of K9 STAC & K9 FTO – “Normalization of Risk for the Explosive Detection Dog Handler”

Dr. Dennis Dirkmaat of HD Forensics – “Fatal Fire Recovery Overview”

Jeff Schettler of Georgia K9 NTC – “Urban Trailing/Tracking: Working on Hard Surfaces” & “Tactical High-Risk Tracking: Teaching the Dog to Work w/ the Team”

Paul Bunker of Chiron K9 – “The 3-Legged Stole: Principles of Effective Imprinting of Target Odors”

Jason Purgason of Highland Canine Training – “Surviving Courtroom K9 Detection Cases”

George McKerrow of MAC 7 Training – “Intro to IED Electronics Diagnostics”

Kevin Cameron of Anchor Therapy Clinic – “Real World Self-Care: Turning Training Into Positive Mental Health”

Sheriff Mike Lewis of Wicomico County, Maryland – “”Winning Interdiction: Conducting the Complete Traffic Stop”

Ted Summers and Eric Stanbro of High Risk Deployment K9 – “Building Street Dogs Through Real-World Scenarios”

Flávio Falcão and Ana Prazeres of KAS Systems – “Intro to Training with Remote Positive Reinforcement Systems “

Bud Paine of LifeStar EMS & Rescue – “What Now? Active Shooter with MCI at a Rural Festival”

Toby Frost of Lafayette Fire Department  – “Fentanyl, Spice and Bath Salts, Oh My!

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